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Manasses Guth Covered Bridge 38-39-03

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Manasses Guth Bridge

Photo taken by Pat Madden in Septemeber 2011

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Description 

The bridge that anchors the eastern end of South Whitehall Township's Covered Bridge Park is Manassas Guth's Bridge. It joins the Wehr Covered Bridge as bookends to this unique park along Jordan Creek.

Facts 

Overview
Covered Burr arch bridge over Jordan Creek on Lapp Road
Location
South Whitehall Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1858
Design
Burr Truss
Dimensions
Span length: 129.0 ft.
Total length: 129.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 96.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 1, 1980
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.62960, -75.55339   (decimal degrees)
40°37'47" N, 75°33'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/453199/4497787 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cementon
Elevation
31596 ft. above sea level
Inventory numbers
NRHP 80003559 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 51737 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 4, 2014: Updated by Dave King: Added NRHP info, street view & imported photos
  • March 18, 2012: Added by Pat Madden

Sources 

  • Pat Madden
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com